June 17, 2024

June 17, 2024

Secret Abortion Claims: We’re Ready For NHRC Investigation, Says Military

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor has expressed the the readiness of the military for the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) to investigate allegations that the Armed Forces are behind a secret abortion programme in the North East. Irabor said this when he led some senior military officers to the headquarters of the […]

Police Apprehend Three-Man Gang For Robbing Pedestrians In Lagos

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspected armed robbers for robbing pedestrians of their valuables in Meiran area of the state.   Spokesperson of the command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, December 16, 2022, said the suspects fled upon spotting the policemen. According to the PPRO, […]

Bandits Storm Sokoto, Kill 120-Year-old Woman, 5 Others

Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked Raka village of Tangaza Local Government Area in Sokoto State and burnt down many houses and food items before they made away with an undisclosed number of domestic animals. It was gathered that a 120-year-old woman and five other community members were also killed by the marauders. When contacted […]

Two Killed As Russia Launches Fresh Missile Attack On Ukraine

At least two persons were reported killed and five others wounded, including two children, when Russia launched a fresh missile attack on Ukraine on Friday. Critical infrastructure in several cities across Ukraine were said to have been hit by the attack. There was no immediate figure to the casualties elsewhere, but local officials said infrastructure […]

2023: Military Won’t Take Sides, Says CDS Irabor


THE Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Lucky Irabor has assured that the military will remain apolitical and unbiased during the forthcoming 2023 general elections. The CDS gave the assurance when the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Yakubu Chonoko Maikyau paid him a courtesy call at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja. Irabor thanked the […]

Army Promotes 52 Brigadier Generals, 70 Colonels

The Nigerian Army has promoted 52 brigadier generals and 70 colonels in the latest list of senior officers across the country. In a statement on Friday, the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, said the beneficiaries were promoted in recognition of their meritorious service to the nation. While a total of 52 […]

Suspect Nabbed By NSCDC For Alleged Robbery In Kwara

The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed the arrest of a robbery suspect identified as Olanrewaju Bolanle, aka, (Malu) in Ilorin, the state capital. According to the spokesman of the NSCDC, Ayeni Olasunkanmi, in a statement in Ilorin on Thursday, “a distress call from one Babatunde Imam […]

Breakthrough As Police Uncover IPOB/ESN Alleged Biggest Bomb Factory In Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command says it has uncovered the biggest bomb factory in the South-East belonging to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Eastern Security Network, ESN. The Command said the IPOB/ESN bomb factory was located at Obegu, a boundary area between Onicha-Isu and Ishielu Local government areas of Ebonyi State. Chris Anyanwu, […]